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BAB, Inc. Reports Profit For 2nd Quarter FY 2015 »

July 01, 2015 at 4:47AM PDT | Source: Big Apple Bagels, Inc. (BAB)

DEERFIELD, Ill. - June 30, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - BAB, Inc. (OTCQB: BABB), announced its financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2015.
For the quarter ended May 31, 2015, BAB had revenues of $568,000 and net income of $119,000, or $0.02 per share, versus revenues of $769,000 and net income of $272,000, or $0.04 per share, for the same quarter last year. For the quarter ended May 31, 2014, the Company recognized revenue of $200,000 from an International Master Franchise Agreement which was 99.0% of the revenue change in 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
For the six months ended May 31, 2015, BAB had revenues of $1,060,000 and a net loss of $126,000, or a loss of $0.02 per share, versus revenues of $1,306,000 and net income of $303,000, or $0...

Coldwell Banker Commercial Celebrates 500 Graduate Milestone Of Its Emerging Broker Training Program »

July 01, 2015 at 4:44AM PDT | Source: Coldwell Banker

July 01, 2015 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates today announced its 2015 graduating class of the Coldwell Banker Commercial Emerging Broker Training (EBT) Program. With this class’s graduation, the EBT Program has educated and certified more than 500 Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliated real estate professionals since the program’s inception in 2007.
The EBT Program is uniquely designed to accelerate the careers of new professionals with 18 months of industry experience or less. Program graduates acquire the knowledge, skills and resources necessary to succeed and thrive in today’s dynamic commercial real estate market, while interacting with other program participants and expanding their professional networks...

Bella Avezova Joins EXIT Realty In Fresh Meadows »

July 01, 2015 at 4:41AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Fresh Meadows, New York (Grassroots Newswire) June 29, 2015 - EXIT Realty First Choice in Fresh Meadows today announced the addition of Bella Avezova to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Bella to EXIT Realty," says Roman Davydov, Broker/Owner of EXIT Realty First Choice. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Bella each and every day."
A New Addition To Our EXIT Team!! Welcome to the EXIT Realty First Choice Real Estate family; we are glad to have you with us and look forward to working collaboratively. Congrats Bella Avezova!
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents’ families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Navarre Location »

July 01, 2015 at 4:38AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
July 01, 2015 // Franchising.com // Navarre, FL - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Navarre on June 24. Franchise owners Colin O'Hara and wife Sandy Kosloski O'Hara, along with operating partner Brooks O’Hara, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support the Navarre Youth Sports Association.
The new restaurant, located at 8191 Navarre Parkway, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to the Navarre Youth Sports Association.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to bring the Jersey Mike's experience to the Navarre community...

Red Hot & Blue BBQ Restaurants Voted "Best Burger" In Virginia And "Best Barbecue" In Texas »

July 01, 2015 at 4:33AM PDT | Source: Red Hot & Blue

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2015 - Red Hot & Blue Restaurants, Inc. took home the “Best Burger in Northern Virginia” title in a recent online poll at http://scoutology.com/novaburgerwars and was selected as “Best BBQ” in a Texas-based Living Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards issue to be published in August 2015.
Red Hot & Blue President Randy McCann said, “Everyone knows Red Hot & Blue serves smokin’ fresh Barbecue (smoked on site daily), and we are proud that the community also loves our fresh all-beef burgers. We want to thank everyone who took time to vote for us in the online poll. After all, Red Hot & Blue’s tagline is: Barbeque, Burgers & Blues, so we are honored to win the Northern Virginia Burger War competition and Living Magazine’s Readers Choice Award for Best Barbecue...

Togo's Celebrates 44 Years In Oregon By Giving Away Free Sandwiches »

July 01, 2015 at 4:28AM PDT | Source: Togo's Eateries, Inc.

"West Coast Original" invites fans to share their Togo's memories on social media for a chance to win free sandwiches for a year.
CORVALLIS, Ore. - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire - Togo's Eateries, Inc., serving Oregon since 1971, is celebrating 44 years in the Beaver State with a free sandwich sweepstakes. Fans who post their Togo's stories and memories at www.facebook.com/oregontogossandwiches will be automatically entered to win free sandwiches for one full year! All comments entered by Friday, July 3rd will be entered into a random drawing for free sandwiches for a full year at any of the Oregon Togo's locations.
Known for its BIG, FRESH and MEATY sandwiches, Togo's piles on the premium ingredients with one-on-one, deli-style service...

Johnny Rockets Signs Deal To Bring Restaurants To El Paso »

July 01, 2015 at 4:22AM PDT | Source: Johnny Rockets
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Iconic Restaurant Franchise Furthers Aggressive West Texas Growth Strategy
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Johnny Rockets announces a development agreement with Cruzar Group, LLC to open Johnny Rockets restaurants in El Paso, Texas, including the brand's new Route 66 expression. Johnny Rockets' Route 66 drive-thru prototype will offer its same all-American menu to travelers and consumers on-the-go.
"Texas is primed for expansion, with huge growth potential in the west Texas market," says James Walker, President of Operations and Development for Johnny Rockets. "You can already find our restaurants as far north as Dallas and Arlington and as far south as Brownsville and McAllen. And the fact that we're opening our new Route 66 prototype in the western part of the state speaks to the brand's continued growth and development...

Domino's® Names Troy Ellis Executive Vice President - Supply Chain »

July 01, 2015 at 4:01AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Industry veteran joins company from Coca-Cola Refreshments
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering technology, has named Troy A. Ellis to the brand's global leadership team as executive vice president – supply chain, reporting to Domino's CEO J. Patrick Doyle. Ellis is replacing John Macksood, who is retiring from Domino's after 29 years with the company. Ellis joins Domino's effective this week.
Ellis, who is a former U. S. Army officer serving in the 101st Airborne, was most recently senior vice president of conversion, overseeing manufacturing, transportation planning and third-party logistics for Coca-Cola Refreshments...

The Counter® Custom Built Burgers Now Open In Riyadh »

July 01, 2015 at 3:55AM PDT | Source: The Counter

Build-Your-Own-Burger Restaurant Debuts Second Location in Saudi Arabia
July 01, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES, CA – The Counter® Custom Built Burgers - the premium build-your-own-burger restaurant - is now operating its second Saudi Arabian location in Riyadh. The Counter® offers a burger for every lifestyle with over a million possible combinations and embraces “burgers with a conscience,” using naturally raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free beef, all-natural chicken, locally sourced shrimp, and a house-made vegan/veggie burger for their burger and salad style burger bowls. Additionally, The Counter® serves a wide selection of bold signature burgers and burger bowls, flavorful side dishes, milkshakes, all featuring quality ingredients...

Dental Fix Awards 1st & 2nd Franchises In The State Of Hawaii »

July 01, 2015 at 3:47AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

July 01, 2015 // Franchising.com // Davie, Fla. – Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, is proud to announce the signing of its most recent franchises to Eric Faurot, of Kapolei, Hawaii. The recent franchise sales mark the company's 204th and 205th franchises sold overall, and the first two in the State of Hawaii, which is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 500 all-new vans to be launched over the next five years.
“2014 was a record breaking year for Dental Fix as we sold 75 all-new franchises throughout North America,” said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix RX. “With the recent signing, I am confident that 2015 will be another year to remember.”
Since 2009, Dental Fix has been the only on-site dental equipment repair franchise in North America...

Juice It Up! Signs Deal To Expand Footprint In New Mexico »

June 30, 2015 at 11:14AM PDT | Source: Juice It Up!

Top Raw Juice Bar and Smoothie Chain Enters Multi-Unit Agreement with Existing Franchisee
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, has announced that franchise group, It Takes Two, LLC, has entered an agreement to open two additional units in New Mexico. The group is led by Kelly and Shawn Wolf, who currently operate the Juice It Up! Albuquerque location. The first unit is scheduled to open in the Eastside Albuquerque area later this year and will feature Juice It Up!’s new “Bowl Bar” where fresh ingredients are on display and guests can see their Superfruit Açaí and Pitaya Bowls, along with Fusion and Smoothie Bowls created right in front of them...

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo Names PizzaRev CEO The 2015 Keynote Speaker »

June 30, 2015 at 10:57AM PDT | Source: PizzaRev

June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo has announced that Rodney Eckerman, PizzaRev CEO and co-founder, will serve as the keynote speaker at the August 23-25 event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The tradeshow and conference, sponsored by the California Restaurant Association, is the largest showcase of foodservice products in the Western US, giving attendees everything they need to know in terms of the latest trends, newest product options, and idea generating special events.
“We are thrilled to be working with PizzaRev and having Rodney Eckerman discuss his success as our keynote presenter and provide our attendees with real applicable business lessons,” said Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President for the Western Foodservice Expo...

Steve Glucksman Rejoins Art Van Furniture As Vice President, Real Estate, Franchising And New Business Development »

June 30, 2015 at 10:42AM PDT | Source: Art Van Furniture

WARREN, Mich. - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Retail industry executive Steve Glucksman returns to Art Van Furniture, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer, on July 1 as vice president, real estate, franchising and new business development. The announcement was made by Art Van Elslander, founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture, and Kim Yost, CEO of Art Van Furniture.
Glucksman, who has over 25 years of industry experience, previously served as senior vice president of strategic business development and store operations at Art Van Furniture from December 2009 to January 2014. In his new role, Glucksman will focus his attention on new store and franchise growth opportunities. He left Art Van Furniture in January 2014 to join Ashley Furniture as executive vice president of stores and licensed operations under its Ashley Furniture HomeStores division...

The Holiday Inn® Brand Continues Journey To Extraordinary Campaign »

June 30, 2015 at 10:35AM PDT | Source: Holiday Inn

By Asking Travelers to Share Their Stories of Incredible Travel
Iconic Hotel Brand and Web and Mobile Travel Platform Roadtrippers Help Travelers Plan, Capture and Share their Road Trip Memories
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announces the Holiday Inn® brand’s new collaboration with the web and mobile travel platform Roadtrippers. The Holiday Inn brand’s Journey to Extraordinary campaign, which launched in the summer of 2014, continues this summer with a focus on celebrating the joy of travel and the shared experiences travelers have while on the road. Together, the Holiday Inn brand and Roadtrippers will make it easier and more enjoyable for travelers to plan, chronicle and share their extraordinary travel experiences as they hit the road this summer...

The American Dream Is Alive And Well At Nestlé® Toll House® Café By Chip »

June 30, 2015 at 10:26AM PDT | Source: Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip

Young franchisees in Dallas, Houston embody the promise of hard work breeding success.
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // RICHARDSON, TX – Don’t try to tell Luis Arango or Jorge Castillo that hard work and determination don’t pay off.
Both young men turned entry-level jobs at Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip into their own thriving businesses, thanks to a winning combination of supportive mentorship, a strong restaurant concept and their own innate determination to succeed.
Castillo started working at Nestlé Toll House Café in 2008, after emigrating to the United States from Mexico City at the age of 16 to pursue his education. He began as a front-line employee at the Galleria Dallas, and when his manager quit, he was given the chance to operate the café himself...

Pieology Pizzeria To Open At Historic Auburn Location »

June 30, 2015 at 10:16AM PDT | Source: Pieology Pizzeria

Popular Personalized Pizza Concept Brings Interactive Dining Experience to Auburn, Alabama
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, California – Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, today announced the construction of its third Alabama Pieology location. Located in the historic Toomer’s Corner in Auburn, this new store is set to open this year and will be operated by Segovia Aslan Enterprises, which has secured the franchise rights to open Pieology restaurants across the Southeastern United States.
“We are thrilled to introduce Pieology to Auburn and provide the community with a brand new way to enjoy pizza!” said Joshua McBride, director of operations for Segovia Aslan Enterprises...

Legendary Restaurant Brands Teams With Sysco For Next Stage Of Growth »

June 30, 2015 at 10:11AM PDT | Source: Bennigan's Grill & Tavern

Multi-year deal foodservice distribution agreement to fuel Bennigan’s, Steak and Ale brands.
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Following two recent announcements of significant expansion throughout California and Latin America, Legendary Restaurant Brands today executed a new global agreement with Sysco Corporation to supply food to its Bennigan’s and Steak and Ale concepts.
The multi-year agreement begins in July and encompasses participating Bennigan’s restaurants in the United States and across the globe, in addition to future locations of Bennigan’s, the Bennigan’s On the Fly fast-casual concept and the iconic Steak and Ale brand.
“Sysco sets the standard for quality food distribution all around the world, so we felt they were the perfect partner for our Legendary brands as we embark on the next phase of our growth,” said Legendary Restaurant Brands Chairman and CEO Paul Mangiamele...

Budget Blinds Announces Sale Of One Thousandth Franchise License »

June 30, 2015 at 10:03AM PDT | Source: Budget Blinds

June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ORANGE, CA - Budget Blinds, a custom window covering franchise and Home Franchise Concepts brand, is proud to announce the sale of its one thousandth franchise license. The license was sold to Roberto Ordaz and Marlene Alvarado in June and will cover the territory surrounding Mission, Texas. Ordaz and Alvarado are in-laws and new to the Budget Blinds franchise system. Prior to moving to the United States from Mexico, Alvarado was an interior designer. Ordaz received his master’s degree at Babson College in Boston and relocated to Texas to pursue a career in franchising. Together, the two will offer in-home consultations and installations for a variety of window covering options to consumers in southern Texas...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Louisville Location »

June 30, 2015 at 9:49AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owner Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Louisville, CO - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Louisville on June 24. Franchise owner Lindsey Moreland, along with operating partner Steven Chapman, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.
The new restaurant, located at 321 S. McCaslin Blvd., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.
Before joining the Jersey Mike’s franchise, Moreland was a professional pilot. “Throughout all my travels, I always enjoyed stopping at a Jersey Mike’s to satisfy my hunger,” said Lindsey Moreland...

Home Care Assistance Opens San Francisco Office »

June 30, 2015 at 9:46AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Senior care leader, Home Care Assistance, opens new office in San Francisco, CA to meet growing demand for home care services for San Francisco seniors
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // San Francisco, CA – Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is thrilled to announce the opening of its’ newest office in San Francisco, California, located at 1649 Divisadero Street right across the street from UCSF Mount Zion. The office will serve the San Francisco community, adding to the already strong presence Home Care Assistance has established in the Bay Area with seven offices serving the greater North, East and South Bays, as well as the Peninsula. Home Care Assistance has been providing professional home care services to San Francisco seniors for over 14 years, but with the opening of the Divisadero office, the company will be able to strengthen relationships within the San Francisco senior care community as well as serve as a resource to support local older adults, their families and caregivers...



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